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Climate change: island life in a volatile world

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What impact will global warming really have? This free course, Climate change: island life in a volatile world, examines the potential problems faced by the people of the Pacific Island of Tuvalu as a result of rising sea levels. Where would you go if your island is only a few feet above sea level? Who would you blame?

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how the world is in the process of ‘being made’, right down to the earth beneath our feet
  • consider how islands are shaped by a dynamic relationship between territories and flows
  • show how human life is entangled with non-human forces and processes in the making of today's globalised world.

First Published: 14/08/2012

Updated: 14/05/2019

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